Red Cedar Mercantile
Red Cedar Mercantile

           Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques

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5-12-22

 

This weeks feature item is this metal Pepsi sign. It measures 22 3/4" X 10" and has great color. We have 3 to choose from.

5-10-22

STORE HOURS for

Saturday May 14 Will be 10:00am to 1:00pm 

Sunday May 15 will be 10:00am  to 4:00pm

 

Thank you for your patronage.

 

5-5-22

 

This weeks feature item is this Vintage L C Smith Corona Standard Portable Floating Shift Typewriter With Case. It has been tested and is in excellent working condition.
Our first show of the season is May 15th in Elkhorn Wisconsin. Our store hours will be modified so please check back for when we will be open.

4-29-22

 

This weeks feature item is this Texaco 16 gallon Texamatic Transmission Fluid Barrel. It measures 27" tall X 14 1/2" in diameter.

4-21-22

 

This weeks feature item is this Original WWII US Military Aluminum Canteen. The cover is dated 1943.

4-15-22

 

This weeks feature item is this 20 gallon Red Wing crock. These are great for decorating or put a piece of glass on top of it and make an end table.

4-7-22

 

This weeks feature item is this rare unopened 1 lb Nash's Coffee Box St. Paul MINN. This great advertising piece would be an excellent addition to any collection and will display very well.

3-24-22

It is that time of the year when you can start thinking about outdoor projects. We have good selection of outdoor yard items, including large wagon wheels, double trees for hanging flowers from, and a walking plow. We also have new unused plow handles if yours are missing.

3-10-22

This weeks feature item is this advertising engine valve holder yard stick. Parts stores would gives these out to auto repair shops as advertising. Essentially they were a yard stick with holes in them. The holes would hold the engines valves in the correct order when the mechanic was rebuilding the engine.

 

3-3-22

This weeks feature item is this Keystoneware Boat Signal Lantern. They were used to signal other boats using morse code. There is a knob under the lens that you would slide to move the shutter exposing the lamp behind the lens.

2-24-22

This weeks feature item is this cast counter top plug tobacco cutter.
These cutters were mounted on general store counters, and were made to cut plugs of chewing tobacco. Plug chewing tobacco was usually sold to general stores in 4, 8 and 12 oz. strips. The cutters would further cut those strips into salable 1/2 oz or 1 oz. plugs.

2-17-22

This weeks feature item are sets of Ford Times Magazines. We have alot of complete 12 issue dets from the 1950's and 1960's.

 

2-10-22

This weeks feature item is this Large Wire Farm Harvesting Or Gathering Basket. It is in good to very good condition and shows wear from use. Some of the wirers are bent and loose from use. The wire handles are heavy duty and still strong. It measures about 19" in diameter X about 11" tall. This great basket would be perfect for decorating.
 
We also picked up a bunch of player piano rolls in their original boxes. If you are a Harry Potter fan and want your own Ollivanders wand shop, they could be wand boxes.

 

 

 

2-3-22

 

We are open for the season. Thursday thru Monday 10:00 to 4:00. 
We are looking forward to a great year, meeting new people and seeing some of our regulars stop by the shop. We will continue doing shows this year and will have the schedule posted here and on our web site with the dates and locations. As always our on-line store is open.
This years first feature item is this Kendall Motor Oil 5 gallon can. It is in very good condition with great colors and graphics. It measures 16" tall overall X about 11 1/4" in diameter. This great gas and oil advertising can would be an excellent addition to any collection or man cave and will display very well.
1-27-22
 
We will be opening for the season in 1 week, February 3rd. Stop by and check out all the new antiques and collectibles we have to offer.
This weeks feature item is this lot of 77 vintage Christmas tree ornaments. They are in very good to excellent condition, some show wear from age. The boxes are marked Shiny Brite, Premier, Fantasia, Pyramid, and Coby.

 

1-20-22

 

This weeks feature item is this 1940’s art deco gooseneck desk lamp. It has a cast base with a place to lay a pen and an ashtray. The shade is also made out of metal.

 

Our store will be opening for the season on February 3. We have a lot of new and unique items and we are excited to be opening for our 22nd year.

12-2-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Griswold No. 6 Small Block Logo #699 K Cast Iron Smooth Bottom Skillet. It can be found in our online store at www.red-cedar-mercantile.com
If you are looking for other Griswold skillets we have others in our ship in Cameron that we have not put out on the internet yet.

 

 

 

11-24-21

 

This weeks feature item is this early Red Wing Art Pottery No. 173 green pot or vase from the 1930's. It measures 6 3/4" tall X 8" in diameter. This great vase or pot can be found in our online store.

 

11-12-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Vintage Old Timer Schrade 152 Sharpfinger Fixed Blade Knife With Sheath. It is in very good condition, the blade has dark spots from age and it could use a good sharpening. One nice thing about these old knives, they have good steel in them and they hold an edge very well. It is marked OLD TIMER on one side of the handle, and SCHRADE U.S.A. 152 on one side of the blade. It measures 6 3/4" long overall. This great knife can be found in our online store by clicking the button above.

 

 

11-4-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Vintage 1979 Tonka Builder Playset Number 5048 Pizza Shop Set. This great set is new still sealed in the plastic. It is for sale in our on-line store. Just click on the online store tab above.
 

10-29-21

 

This weeks feature item is this WWII US Army Corps Of Engineers compass. It is in excellent condition and can be found in our online store.

9-30-21

This weeks feature item is this Topsy Turvy cloth doll. 2 dolls in one just flip the skirt. This one was made in New Orleans.

9-23-21

 

Our feature item this week is this free standing locking message board with white and blue 3/4" letters and numbers. It is in like new condition and comes with 1 key. It measures 70" tall overall X 34" wide. The message area measures 33" tall X 19" wide.

9-16-21

 

This weeks feature item is this 1940's Keystone two story dollhouse with some hand made furniture. Keystone dollhouses were made out of painted pressboard, the windows are clear plastic.

 

 

 

9-9-21

 

Busy weekend here at Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. We are still pricing our new items and putting them out. We are also setting up our sporting goods items at the gun show in Rice Lake. The show is at the Barron County Fair Grounds and runs Friday 3:00 to 8:00 and Saturday 9:00 to 4:00. The shop will be opening Friday at 12:30 and be open regular hours the rest of the weekend. This weeks feature item is this 1920's Torpedo minnow bucket. It is made out of tin and is made to pull behind your boat.

 

 

 

 

 

9-2-21

 

We are back open from a long show season and have alot of new items we are adding every day. This weeks feature item is this large Dolly Madison Ice Cream Sign. It measures 6 feet tall X 4 1/2 feet wide. Due to the size it is not listed in our on-line store. It can only be purchased at our physical store. $650.00

7-2-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Antique Handmade Router Plane Woodworking Tool. It is made out of oak, brass and steel. It is in excellent condition and very well done. It measures 8 5/8" long overall X 3 3/8" wide X 2 1/4" tall. The cutting edge measures 1/2" wide. It has the makers initials on the top. The body is made of oak, the bottom plate and cutter is made of steel, and it has brass accents. This great handmade plane would be an excellent addition to any collection and will display very well.

5-13-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Art Deco Automatic Electric Monophone AE40 Rotary Telephone. It is in excellent condition and can be found in our on-line store.

4-22-21

 

This weeks feature item is this new unassembled Tamiya 350 scale USS Enterprise Aircraft Carrier with 2 extra sets of airplanes. This great model is untouched, new in the box.

3-26-21

 

This weeks feature item is this beautiful Oriental 4 panel room divider. It has a black lacquer finish with raised mother of pearl accents. It measures 72" tall, each panel measures 18" wide. This great piece is only available in our store, no shipping.

2-11-21

 

This weeks feature item is this vintage 4 blade Imperial Boy Scout pocket knife. It is in very good to excellent condition and measures 3 3/4" long when closed, the knife blade measures 2 1/2" long. It is marked with the Boy Scout Logo that reads Be Prepared on one side panel. It is also marked IMPERIL PROV RI USA at the base of the blade. The markings are strong and easy to read. This great Boy Scout pocket knife would be an excellent addition to any collection and will display very well.

11-12-20

 

This weeks feature item is this oval oak wall mount coat rack with cast iron hooks and beveled glass mirror. It measures 32” wide X 21” tall and is in excellent condition.

9-25-20

 

This week’s feature item is this very nice 3 slot Automatic Electric Co. model LPB-82-55 rotary payphone in excellent original condition. These can be retro fitted and work with today’s technology. Perfect for a man cave or home bar.

 

 

7-30-20

 

Good morning from Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. This weeks feature item is this Silverleafe Dinner Pail Brand lard tin from the Swift & Co. It was designed to be reused as a lunch pail after the lard was used up. The top lid is a removable thermos that would be used for your drink, the bottom would be where you put your lunch.

6-18-20

 

Good morning from Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. This weeks feature item is this very nice metal Goodrich Tires Central Service & Storage INC. Gas & Oil Monroe, LA advertising match box cover. It has a 1926 schedule of drillers at home at the following towns: Alexandria, Jackson, Vicksburg, Meridian, Laurel, Gulfport, and Hattiesburg. It is in very good + condition and measures 2 5/16" long X 1 1/2" tall X 3/4" thick. This great advertising piece would be an excellent addition to any collection and will display very well.

6-4-20

 

Good morning from Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. This weeks feature item are these walking plow handles. We just picked up 5 sets, they have steam bent handles and are new and unused. These handles are getting very hard to find.

They can be found in out online store, or stop by the shop, we are open Thursday through Monday 10:00 to 4:00.

2-13-20

 

Good Morning,

This weeks feature item is a piece of local history. This 12' long sherer seed counter came out of a store in Wickwear, Wi. All the glass and cast drawer pulls are original. It even still has the cast bottle opener on the side.It is in excellent condition with the Sherer stencils still on each end.$8,500.00.

2-6-20

Good Morning,

This weeks feature item is this free standing stoplight. It has a cast iron base and stands 6' 5" tall overall. The lights all come on together and do not switch between the colors. Prefect for the man cave or garage. $575.00 + tx.

 

 

 

1-30-20

 

We are open for the 2020 season!!!! Our feature item for this week is our entire tool section. We have the largest selection of antique and vintage tools in Northwest Wisconsin. Tractor and implement, blacksmith, auto mechanics, farming, and woodworking. Stop in and check out what we have.

6-2-18

Over the years I have had a lot of interest in my personal ride-on toy collection on display in the shop. My collecting interests have changed and it is time to offer some of these toys for sale.  This week’s feature item is this rare all original 1978 Allis Chalmers 7045 pedal tractor. 

 

Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques brought home the plaque for most creative pinewood derby car this year at the Boy Scouts Chippewa Valley Council Adult Pinewood Derby fund raiser . The winning car (wagon) was all hand made except for the wheels. RCM's other two cars came in 11th and 31st overall posting scale speeds of 188 and 184 mph. The wagon could only get up to 153 mph. Stop by the shop and check out the wagon.

Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques is located 2 1/2 miles west of Cameron, Wisconsin on US HWY 8

 

OR

 

1 mile west of the US HWY 53 and US HWY 8 interchange on HWY 8

 

1824 US HWY 8

Cameron, Wisconsin 54822

 

(715) 458-4931

Store Hours

OPEN

Thursday thru Monday

10am - 4pm

 

CLOSED

Tuesday and Wednesday

The month of January

 

2022 Show Schedule

May 15, 2022

Elkhorn Antique Flea Market

7am-3pm

Walworth Co. Fairgrounds

Elkhorn, Wi

 

June 11, 2022

Pioneer Village Museum

10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Pioneer Village Museum

Cameron, WI 

 

June 25-26, 2022

Hungry Hollow Steam Show

7am Daily

Hunry Hollow Steam Club Grounds

Barron, WI 

 

July 29-31, 2022

Little Log House Antique Steam&Gas Power Show

8am-5pm Daily

Little Log House Pioneer Village

Hastings, MN

 

August 6-7, 2022

Cambridge Antique Fair

8am-5pm; 9am -4pm

Isanti Co. Fairgrounds

Cambridge, MN

 

August 19-21, 2022

Badger Steam & Gas Show

Gates open 8am

Badger Steam Engine Club Grounds

Baraboo, WI

 

 

 

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